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Within the last 5 years, what role did the following play in your job:
Accounting: Accounts receivable and accounts payable, budgeting, and forecasting, true-ups, reconcilations, monthly reports, lease management
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Which best describes your real estate experience in commercial property management.
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Commercial Assistant Property Manager
CA - Santa Clara

Opportunity Snapshot
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Join a collaborative team and build a career home at the intersection of high tech and real estate

If you have real estate management experience along with strong administrative and customer-facing skills, the Commercial Assistant Property Manager job offers you some great opportunities. You will:
  • Make an impact as you provide financial and administrative support for a portfolio of nine data center properties in Santa Clara while enjoying the flexibility of working remotely two days a week.
  • Expand your skills and experience -- not only will you learn the data center industry, but this is a broad role including back-end accounting, contract administration, purchase orders and invoices, financial reporting, vendor interactions, special initiatives and more. Quick question for you - click here
  • Take advantage of solid training and a strong resource network of talented and collaborative peers and mentors, and gain exposure to other teams and other areas of our business. We also offer tuition reimbursement if you are interested in getting a real estate license or relevant certification.
  • Showcase your potential to take on additional responsibilities and/or advance here in Santa Clara or at other sites across the nation and around the globe.
  • Earn a competitive salary (including possible paid overtime), annual bonus potential and comprehensive benefits, including a generous company match on the 401(k) plan, gym membership reimbursement and more.
We have opportunities for two Commercial Assistant Property Managers in Santa Clara, so feel free to share this information on your networks.

Digital Realty: Where the cloud lives and business thrives. We built the global standard for technical real estate, developing a unique capability to acquire, manage, and scale data center campuses. Now, Digital Realty is building a unique ecosystem of open solutions that power customer growth through exceptional service on a foundation of unrivaled data center expertise. The new Digital Realty combines unparalleled data center services, carrier-dense interconnection, real estate acumen, and financial strength to create unique power of choice and value when and where our customers need it.
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Grow Your Skills at the World's Largest Provider of Full-Service Data Center Solutions

The Requirements
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To be a good fit for the Commercial Assistant Property Manager opportunity, you will have:
  • An associate's or bachelor's degree (preferred) in Business, Real Estate, Finance or similar, or the equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
  • 3 to 5 years of related experience in property management, including responsibility for financial reporting, accruals, budgeting, and customer service. Experience in commercial property management is strongly preferred. 
  • Contract administration experience is a plus.
  • Strong understanding of financial terms and principles and the ability to analyze financial statements.
  • Computer proficiency, including:
    • Familiarity with MS Office and intermediate Excel skills.
    • Experience with Yardi or similar property management software. Quick question for you - click here
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Solid organizational skills and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer.
You will be based at either 2220 de la Cruz or 2805 Lafayette Street in Santa Clara. These two locations and the two property portfolios are all very near one another.

Pictured: 2220 De La Cruz Blvd is a 500,000 square-foot facility offering a critical power capacity of 36.6 megawatts. With a density of 207 watts per square foot, it represents a new class of data center in the Northern California market.
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The Role
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Reporting to a Real Estate Manager (REM), you will support one of two portfolios of data center properties. One portfolio includes one full-service and eight triple-net DCs, while the other includes nine full-service DCs offering customers both scale and colocation solutions. Both portfolios are made up of diverse customers, including high-profile names. Internally your title will be Assistant Real Estate Manager.

You will support all aspects of the management of your assigned portfolio, including both financial and administrative tasks. You'll provide various financial reports and accruals, re-forecasts, budgeting and reconciliations. Managing our customer ticketing system will also be a central component of your role. Additionally, you'll help with service agreements, AR and AP, and more. Quick question for you - click here

You'll work regularly with Security, Engineering, Shipping and Receiving and other teams, serving as a liaison for the REM and helping build a collaborative environment. You'll also work with vendors, such as landscapers. As part of your specific responsibilities, you will:
  • Support the planning, budgeting and control of operating and capital expenditures.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets, forecasts, monthly reports, and variance reports, including accruals, journal entries, and heavy financial reporting.
  • Assist with accounts receivable and accounts payable, including the collection of rent, accruals, payment of expenses, common area maintenance estimates, true-ups, reconciliations, compliance with lease terms, and preparation of all related documentation.
  • Respond to customer requests and needs; coordinate efforts with Property Management and Technical Operation teams to resolve issues.
  • Oversee selection and performance of vendor services, including preparation of requests for proposal and service agreements; monitor vendor performance against service level agreements.
  • And more.
Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.

Pictured: The facilities at 2805 Lafayette Street provide the ability to rapidly deploy within one of the most connected data center campuses in Silicon Valley. The 145,780 square-foot facility features many scalable offerings and flexible design options ranging from a single cabinet to multi-megawatt deployments.
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Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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